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 for antecede
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Antecede \An`te*cede"\, v. t. & i. [L. antecedere; ante + cedere
     to go. See Cede.]
     To go before in time or place; to precede; to surpass. --Sir
     M. Hale.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  antecede
      v 1: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede
           bronze tools" [syn: predate, precede, forego,
           forgo, antecede, antedate] [ant: follow,
           postdate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "antecede":
     announce, antedate, anticipate, be before, be early, come before,
     come first, forerun, front, go ahead of, go before, go in advance,
     have priority, head, head the table, head up, herald, kick off,
     lead, lead off, outrank, pace, precede, precurse, predate,
     preexist, proclaim, rank, rate, stand first, take precedence,
     usher in
  
  

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